The Town is in the process of designing a sidewalk along the length of Purgatory Road to provide a pedestrian connection from Aquidneck Ave. to Second Beach. The project will be funded in part by State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) funds. Construction is anticipated to begin in the Fall of 2022.
Earlier design options and the latest design plans (30%) are provided below.
Public Hearing February 7, 2022 - Prior to proceeding to the next design phase, the Town Council held a public hearing to review and consider approval of the 30% design plans. Following public input and discussion, the Town Council authorized the Town Administrator to proceed with 90% design subject to investigation of certain design alternatives, which are currently under review.